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cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize